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, but without full membership. many in a yasser arafat a square felt this was a symbolic than significant day, were the of celebration. a little -- the political activists are happy, but know that the struggle continues. >> we learned not to get our hopes up, not to get high expectations. we will wait. but we feel that we are heading in the right direction. >> israeli control over the occupied territories will not end as a result of the u.n. vote. the palestinians say it will enhance the prospects of the two states living side by side. >> this enhanced status will not change much on the ground right now. but it will change the bid for a fully independent and sovereign state. they could theoretically pursue claims against israel's occupation in international criminal court. it has been a dramatic disaster for israel. ministers having to explain to their own people tonight why only a handful of nations, including the u.s., were backing down in the voting against the palestinian bid, which israel said was a move against peace. >> one thing is certain, we are not obligated anymore by any agreemen
is still a long way from full member at the u.n. but scenes from ramaula's yasser arafat square, it's a huge step porward. according to longtime peace negotiator hannan ashrawi, today was all about recognition. >> getting state status is what empowers the palestinians, what defines our territory as occupied, what defines our relationship regionally and with the rest of the world, and what gives us access to international organizations and agencies. >> reporter: the israelis fear that the palestinians will use their new status to take israel to the international criminal court on charges of war crimes in gaza and elsewhere, which is why they and the u.s. fought against it. the reality is that little will change in the short term. the palestinian territory is still a patchwork, defined and controlled by israel. there is no seaport or oternational airport. israel restricts where palestinians may work and travel lnd controls the economy here by controlling access to markets. are you more hopeful now than you have ever been in the past or would that be asking too much? >> that would be a
by your oldest buddy. it was, in fact, undertaking under the leadership of the late president yasser arafat, an historic, difficult and courageous decision that defines the requirements that turned the page on more aggression and occupation. yes, we have the courage an responsibility to make a right decision, to protect the interests of our people and to serve our -- to international -- and a decision which in the same year was supported and -- by this high body that is meeting today. ladies and gentlemen, we have heard and you too have heard specifically over the past month, the insessent flood of israeli threats in response to peaceful, diplomatic -- for palestine -- non-member observers to the united nations and you have surely witnessed some of these threats have been carried out in a bar rafaeliic and horrific -- barbaric and horrific manner. we have not heard one word from any israeli official expressing any sincere concern to save the peace process. on the contrary, people have witnessed and continue to witness an unprecedented -- of military assault, the block aid, activities
leader yasser arafat has been exhumed. >> investigators missed a search on her computer in her home. >> this $2 ticket is what everyone is after. >> there's a couple in dearborn, missouri, with an awful lot to think of this morning. >> do i want my porsche in black or yellow? >> this is what christmas is all about, giving. >> giving. >> but it's great when you can turn around and make other people's christmas. >> the photo all over twitter and has everybody talking. >> there's my nose and his, same size. >> what happened? >> a little larn jities. >> oh, my goodness. >> i don't think it's at all -- >> contagious. >> good. >> can we put the purrel in an oven first because it's a little chilly. >> we have scarlett johnasson here. >> that's your latest weather report and here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> bravo. >> run like the wind, jenna. >> the pockets are here. >> you're kind of from the south. >> no, i was born in new york city. >> love you so much. do you need a babysitter? say good-bye to them. >> you're about to make me get out of this chair. >> all right. got
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